Awards & Prizes

‘Top prize of £10,000 for the Landscape Photographer of the Year 2018’


Adult class

The judges will choose the single best image from all four Adult categories. The photographer of this image will be awarded the prestigious title, ‘Landscape Photographer of the Year 2018’ and £10,000.

For the images then judged to be the best in each of the four categories, there will be a prize of £1000.

For the images judged second in each of the four adult categories, there will be a prize of £500.

 

Youth class (17 or under)

The photographer, aged 17 or under, who creates the entry chosen by the judges as the single best image, taking into account all four youth categories, will become the Young Landscape Photographer of the Year 2018 and will win £1,000. Payment of the cash element of the prize will be made to the winner’s parent/guardian.

There will be a prize of a copy of the Awards book for the photographer of the image judged the best in each of the four youth categories.

 
 

Network Rail ‘Lines in the Landscape’ Award

This Award will be presented to the one photographer who best captures the spirit of today’s rail network as it relates to the landscape around it. Images may be submitted for this Award of the operational national rail network anywhere in Great Britain (excluding Northern Ireland). Please note that images of any underground railway systems, light rail systems, heritage railways, disused infrastructure, pier railways or model railways are not eligible for this award. Images may be entered into any category of the main Award, but entrants must select from the appropriate dropdown on the entry form that it is also eligible for the Network Rail Award.

Prize details to be announced soon.

To be eligible, images must be of railways within the British landscape and must have been taken from public access land or rights of way. It is a criminal offence to go onto the railway. Any competition submissions that are taken from locations that are clearly on the railway will not be eligible and may be passed to the British Transport Police. Network Rail and rail industry employees who have not been directly involved in organising this competition are eligible to enter this award. No Network Rail employee will judge the competition to ensure impartiality is preserved. The Network Rail ‘Lines in the Landscape’ Award winner will be chosen by head judge, Charlie Waite.

Network Rail


The Sunday Times Magazine Award

The Sunday Times Magazine is world-renowned for its blend of investigative journalism, insightful features and award-winning photography. Launched in 1962, the Magazine continues to lead the way in journalistic excellence and innovation.

As media supporter of the Take a view Awards, The Sunday Times Magazine has always been the first to announce the results and to feature successful images from each year’s competition.

To celebrate this relationship, now in its eleventh year, we are pleased to offer this Award for the favourite image of The Sunday Times Magazine.

Prize details to be announced soon.

Entries in all categories will be eligible, with the shortlist being decided by the primary selection & interim judging panels. The final decision will be made by representatives of The Sunday Times Magazine.

The Sunday Times Magazine


Book & Exhibition

All winners, together with further entries that the judges feel are worthy of commendation, will see their pictures published in the book, Landscape Photographer of the Year – Collection 12, by AA Publishing. There will be an exhibition of winning entries following the announcement of the results. All decisions regarding the design and layout of the exhibition are made by Take a view and the exhibition curator and their decision is final.

A copy of the Awards book will be given to the overall winner, category winners and photographers of Highly commended images.

Take a view and their Sponsors & Supporters reserve the right to change prizes to ones of comparable value if required by unforeseen circumstances. Any such changes will be posted on the competition website. Prizes are not transferable and no cash equivalent will be available for non-cash prizes. Additional prizes that may be supplied by sponsors and supporters are the responsibility of their supporting companies and Take a view is not liable for any difficulties that may arise in relation to these specific Awards due to unforeseen circumstances.